1. ranger1183

    Gunsmithing Remington 700 PSS finish?

    Looking to duplicate the finish on my Remington 700 PSS. I'm having an oversized recoil lug put on that's in the white right now. I think that the finish I'm looking for is called "Manganese Phosphate Parkerizing", but I'm not sure. What I'd like is to have the whole rifle done so it all...
  2. Nocalphoenix

    Gunsmithing Parkerizing or blasting for coating prep?

    I have been blasting everything with alum ox and had a friend ask about use the duracoat parkerizing solution as a prep for various coatings. I understand the concept of giving the coatings something to hang on to but is the parkerizing better or equal to blasting? This would be for both...